COVID19—Union Action

Union Action

Getting the word out to
our members and hospitals:

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Getting the word
out to the public:

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SEIU California asks Governor to direct California’s manufacturing capacity to the production of PPEs and ventilators

SEIU California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2020 Frontline Workers Laud Gov. Newsom’s Bold Leadership and Action on Masks; Lay Out Audacious State Action Plan for PPE Needed to Save Lives from COVID-19 Sacramento, CA — Workers on the frontlines …

“Don’t silence us!” Letter to American Hospital Association

On March 27, 2020, SEIU signed on to the letter below addressed to Richard J. Pollack, President and CEO of the American Hospital Association… Dear Mr. Pollack: We were appalled to read recent media reports about hospital administrators across the …

COVID-19 media wrap: Nurses on the front lines.

As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, SEIU 121RN members are sounding the alarm about what is happening inside hospital walls. Their hope is that these reports will help save the lives of their patients—and their fellow Nurses. Riverside Community Hospital RN …

ATTN Northridge members: 200 masks to be delivered immediately!

Dear Northridge 121RN Members, John Lee, the Los Angeles City Councilmember representing Northridge, worked with our 121RN Political Department to secure and deliver 200 masks to Northridge Hospital. The delivery is expected to arrive today or tomorrow. The Councilmember committed …

We sent another letter to Hospital Administrators

Dear SEIU Local 121RN Member, Yesterday, I sent another letter to your hospital administrator. These ongoing official Union communications from me to your hospital administrator will continue to be a critical part of our work to drive urgent action in …

Sign the “Protect All Workers” petition today

Dear SEIU121RN Member, Addressing this pandemic is going to take a much more massive national effort than what we’ve seen so far. We need to make sure that the wealthiest corporations and all our elected leaders take immediate and direct action that benefits …

To Members regarding lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Hospitals

Dear 121RN Members, Over the course of the last few weeks, we have received numerous calls and messages from concerned members like you regarding the situation you’re all facing as frontline healthcare workers and the lack of sufficient Personal Protective …

SEIU Local 121RN takes action to combat COVID-19, protect patients, RNs and other Healthcare Professionals

The importance of having a collective voice and the strength of standing together has never been more important. The COIVD-19 pandemic puts our entire society under a stress test, widening every hole in our safety net, exposing inequalities, showing the …

Help for the homeless: City of L.A. looking for volunteer RNs to check temps of asymptomatic

The City of Los Angeles is beginning to open shelters at local Parks and Recreation facilities for our unhoused population who have been identified as vulnerable to COVID-19—but are asymptomatic. The city needs (10) volunteer registered Nurses or LVN’s to …

SEIU Members’ National Demands

PROTECT ALL WORKERS Times of national emergency requires us all to move beyond business as usual. We must come together as a nation and demand that our elected representatives at all levels act with urgency to protect all workers, no …

Protect All Workers Tele-town Hall

Dear SEIU Local 121RN Member, As members of SEIU 121RN, you all know what’s happening in our Hospitals and communities as we work to provide care during the COVID-19 crisis. On Saturday, join with other SEIU members across the country—hospital employees, …

COVID-19 Survey

Dear SEIU Local 121RN Member, Please take a moment to complete this short survey on your hospital’s preparedness and its support of hospital staff. We will use the information we get from this survey to continue monitoring your hospitals and, with you, …

Update on your hospital and the Coronavirus

Dear SEIU Local 121RN Members: This is a follow-up to an email I sent you early last month about the request for information we sent to your employers. We asked them to provide details on concrete steps and protocols to …

Coronovirus Update March 2, 2020

Dear 121RN Members, This is a follow-up to an email I sent you early last month about the request for information we sent to your employers. We asked them to provide details on concrete steps and protocols to prevent the spread …

Coronavirus Info Request

Dear 121RN Members, Because we have concerns that our worksites are not following safety protocols, we have sent a request for information to your employers, demanding a response no later than February 20, 2020. Among other things, we demand to …

*UPDATES* Coronavirus, your hospital and our Union…

PLEASE SIGN THE “PROTECT ALL WORKERS PETITION” here Click here for information on the action SEIU Local 121RN is taking Click here for SEIU California’s resource page Click here for SEIU’s Fact Sheet Click here for an FAQ from CDC, …

Our request for information in light of Coronavirus outbreak

Dear Labor Partners/Employer Representatives, Please see information request, below, in relation to the coronavirus situation.  We are doing our part to ensure that the hospitals and members we represent can be prepared to identify and care for any patients or …